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Synonyms for tenacity
təˈnæs ɪ titenac·i·ty

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  1. tenacitynoun

    The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

    persistency, retentiveness

  2. tenacitynoun

    viscosity, adhesiveness, cohesiveness

    mobility, brittleness, fragility

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tenacity

    retentiveness, cohesiveness, stubbornness, fixity, pertinacity

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacitynoun

    persistent determination

    perseverance, persistency, perseveration, persistence, doggedness, pertinacity, tenaciousness, continuity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tenacitynoun

    retentiveness, tenaciousness

  2. tenacitynoun

    adhesiveness, cohesiveness, glutinousness, viscidity

  3. tenacitynoun

    stubbornness, pertinacity, obstinacy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tenacitynoun

    retentiveness, cohesiveness, toughness, pertinacity, persistency

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  1. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    True Tenacity is in the Uncovering of the Purpose of Existence Rather than in the Pursuit of Existence.

  2. Former Vice President Joe Biden:

    Sen. Sanders and his supporters have brought a remarkable passion and tenacity to all of these issues, and together they have shifted the fundamental conversation in this country, so let me say especially to the young voters who have been inspired by Sen. Sanders : I hear you. I know what's at stake. I know what we have to do. Our goal as a campaign and my goal as a candidate for president is to unify this party, and then to unify the nation.

  3. Louis Pasteur:

    Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

  4. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    Allan Fung has the tenacity, fearlessness, and brawny resolve necessary to confront the challenges that face Rhode Island. I have the utmost confidence that he will repair the UHIP disaster, improve DCYF and prevent child abuse, and take Rhode Island to great heights.

  5. Louis Farrakhan:

    It was Mrs. Sanger who advocated population control of black and poor people, in a 1939 letter, Margaret Sanger wrote about getting the black preachers to help with Margaret Sanger efforts. Margaret Sanger said, ‘ we don’t want the word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population. ’ … And when Bill Clinton received the award, [ Margaret Sanger said ] I admire Margaret Sanger enormously. Margaret Sanger courage. Margaret Sanger tenacity. Margaret Sanger vision. ’ Now they have to admit that the war on drugs was a war on black people.

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